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Hanuman Kosa (In Two Volumes)

Hanuman Kosa (In Two Volumes)
$65.00
Item Code: NAB714
Author: Prof. S.K. RamachandraRao
Publisher: Sri Satguru Publications
Edition: 2009
ISBN: 8170309069
Pages: 500 (Illustrated Throughout In B/W and Color)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 9.8 inch X 7.5 inch
weight of book 681 gms

From the Jacket

This book on Hanuman is an encyclopaedic work that is being presented to the scholarly world. It provides interesting and authentic information on Hanuman including the puja details. It is also fully illustrated.

Like Ganesha, Hanuman is widely worshipped in the country, both in villages and in townships. He is also a tribal god and a folk deity, and around him cultic concepts have gathered he is Rama’s favourite attendant and also a Tantrik hero. He is invoked for success, victory, strength, wisdom and cure of various ailments. The present volume attempts to present a complete picture of this god of many dimensions, along with the ritualistic details of worship.

Vidyalankara, Sastra-Chudamini, Sangita-Kalaratna, Professor Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao, was a well-known scholar who had combined traditional learning with modern research. Well versed in Sanskrit, Pali, Ardhmagadhi and several modern Indian languages and acquainted with Tibetan and some European languages, he had written extensively on Vedanta, Buddhism, Janism, Indian Culture, Art and Literature.

He had written more than Sixty Book in Kannada, a Play in Sanskrit, and a Pali Commentary on a Buddhist classic. One of his books on Iconography in Kannada has won the State Sahitya Academy Award, as also another of his Book on the Tirupati Temple.

Some of the books he had authored are-Encyclopaedia of Indian Iconography, Agama Encyclopaedia, Lalita Kosha, Sri Vidya Kosha, Tantric Practices in Sri Vidya, Sri Cakras, Yantra.

Preface

This book on Hanuman is an encyclopaedic work that is being presented to the scholarly world. It provides interesting and authentic information on Hanuman including the puja details. It is also fully illustrated.

Like Ganesha, Hanuman is widely worshipped in the country, both in villages and in townships. He is also a tribal god and a folk deity, and around him cultic concepts have gathered. He is Rama’s favourite attendant and also a Tantric hero. He is invoked for success, victory, strength, wisdom and cure of various ailments. The present volume attempts to present a complete picture of this god of many dimensions, along with the ritualistic details of worship.

The Prof. S.K. Ramachandra Rao Memorial Trust is thankful to the Indian Books Centre for reprinting this book in an attractive manner.

 

Contents

 

Chapter One  
Janadevata 5
Chapter Two  
In the Light of the Puranas 59
Chapter Three  
At the Feet of Sri-Rama 115
Chapter Four  
Worship Rituals off Hanuman 172
Second Volume
172
Chapter One  
Introduction 9
Chapter Two  
Hanuman’s Personality 32
Chapter Three  
Hanuman’s Iconography 55
Chapter Four  
Man or Monkey? 83
Chapter Five  
Hanuman’s Form 107
Hanumat Stotram 131
Hanuman-mantra-camatkara-anusthana-paddhati 137

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